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Somerset West wine farms

Somerset West wine farms

The Somerset West Winelands on the slopes of the Helberberg Mountains and at the foot of the Hottentots Holland...
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Father and fun

Father and fun

Dad’s are awesome! Who else can go from letting you sit on his shoulders for hours to sitting and waiting for you for hours, who else can go from laughing at your silly jokes to letting you cry on his shoulder, who else can go from enjoying kiddies’ tea parties to braai’ing for a crowd, […]

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Make believe – make home

Make believe – make home

Forts made from blankets stretched tight over lounge chairs, dining tables turned into pirate ships, cupboards emptied out to make space for secret spy hideouts, a cardboard box becomes a racecar, showers turned into outer space teleportation capsules and ironing boards that giddy-up for the Lone Ranger; these are the make believe props that children […]

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Fall in love

Fall in love

It’s so easy to fall in love in the Cape – late sunsets, golden beaches, beautiful views, glorious fauna and flora, buzzing night life, a bustling cultural hot pot of arts, crafts, fashion, design and style, world-class restaurants and internationally acclaimed wines and fresh produce – the scene is certainly set for romance. Once the […]

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New year, new home!

New year, new home!

The start of new year has us itching for change, we are desperately still trying to keep the new year resolutions we committed to over a glass of champagne as the clock struck 2014 and suddenly the same-old, same-old seems ancient as we look for ways to refresh and revitalise our lives. One such way […]

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Family time!

Family time!

Life is a balancing act. Trying to make enough money to enable the best possible life for your family often takes time away from spending quality time with the exact same people you are working so hard to provide for.   The trick is to define your life rather as ‘working to live’ instead of […]

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Red rover, red rover, let your neighbour come over

Red rover, red rover, let your neighbour come over

How many times have you thought about or spoken of the freedom you experienced as a child, when your street and local playground were your big backyard, when neighbourhood children were your extended family – brothers and sisters living at different street numbers; a time when kids could come and go on bicycle, skate board, […]

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Basil and rosemary are cumin for dinner

Basil and rosemary are cumin for dinner

With a herb garden literally on your doorstep, creating flavour harmony with parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme or escaping to taste destinations with a sprig, sprinkle, hint or pinch of mint, basil, oregano or coriander, is easy in your De Velde kitchen. To celebrate this unique facility at the De Velde Somerset West Lifestyle Park, […]

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Winter warm delish

Winter warm delish

There are no maons and groans about staying indoors when you live in De Velde Somerset West! Our comfortable, spacious homes are ideal for winter dinners with family and friends. Here are some of our top winter warm up dishes for you to try! We think tucking into this Chicken Madras in the comfort of […]

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Sweet dreams

Sweet dreams

The beautifully designed kitchen in your De Velde home is all the temptation you will need to treat your loved ones to sweet treats. Aprons smeared with chocolate, fingers sticky with sugar and elbows deep in flour are the makings of sweet dreams. Here are a few of our favourite sweet recipes we have collected […]

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Colour inspiration for your home

Colour inspiration for your home

One of the most exciting aspects of starting life in a new home is the decorating. The choices of finishes and furnishing are endless and for those of us who love the creative process there is nothing better than paging through décor magazines, watching interior design shows on television and taking inspiration from the homes […]

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